Senior Compliance Analyst

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: Bridgewater, New Jersey
  • Posted: March 14, 2017
  • Reference ID: 44822-en_US





At MetLife, we seek to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our customers and our communities.  In Legal Affairs, we strive to attract, develop and retain diverse talent with the potential to be future leaders of our department and of MetLife as a whole.  We seek legal and compliance professionals who demonstrate high intellectual capacity to understand complex matters facing our company, combined with strong leadership competencies to motivate and inspire higher performance by all our professionals. We take an active role in developing the skills of our talent and guiding their professional growth.  By promoting skill development and career advancement for our professionals, we are better positioned to serve our internal business partners and to help achieve MetLife’s vision of becoming a world-class leader in the insurance, retirement savings and employee benefits industries.




Job Location: United States : New Jersey : Bridgewater  Alternate Job Location : United States : Florida : Tampa  




This position is an Individual Contributor role in MetLife’s U.S. Compliance organization specifically responsible for conducting testing and monitoring of the business control environment for Group, Voluntary & Worksite Benefits; Retirement and Income Solutions; MetLife Holdings; U.S. Direct; Global Technology & Operations; and Customer Solutions Center business groups. The individual will be required to plan, lead, and execute comprehensive compliance reviews to assess whether MetLife’s business controls are operating as intended and effectively mitigating material compliance and regulatory risks. 




  • Conducts compliance reviews of business units' operating practices and administrative procedures to identify areas of potential compliance risk.
  • Develops an annual testing & monitoring plan for assigned business groups.
  • Identifies, monitors and tests key controls, as prescribed by the annual testing & monitoring plan.
  • Communicates results of compliance reviews to Senior Compliance Managers.
  • Recommends ratings for identified issues, taking into account the risk presented to MetLife.
  • Provides direction to business partners with regard to the impact of laws and regulations, and helps with the development of policies and procedures.




  • FINRA Series 6 and 26 will be required for role
  • Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience required; JD, MBA, or CPA a plus; Financial or Insurance industry professional certifications or designations a plus
  • Minimum of 5+ years of work experience with risk assessment and internal control methodology within the financial services sector
  • Maintains sound knowledge of applicable laws and regulations and is able to apply them to actual situations
  • Compliance testing or audit experience preferred.
  • Ability to remain alert to the changing nature of risk.  Demonstrates this skill through effective risk identification resulting from monitoring and testing reviews
  • Ability to create an atmosphere for open dialogue and to adapt to communication style appropriately for the needs of the audience




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At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.” 



MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 44822 

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